Directions: Read the following question about the apostasy.
Find an answer to the question by reading the following portion of “What Happened to Christ's Church? Be prepared to tell the class your question and your answer.
In essence, the prophet acts as a steward to oversee the household of God here on earth.
Such periods of time headed by prophetic responsibility are called dispensations.
And then, the last 5 minutes of class, he said, "Um, psych. " "I wanted to teach you something you'd never forget - if the church changes any of their policies or guidelines, it will be from the pulpit at General Conference, or it will be announced from the pulpit by the Bishop in your ward. " Before I even opened my mouth, a girl in class piped up and said, "They didn't have the priesthood, but I think they were still called of God.
Prophets learn the gospel of Jesus Christ by revelation.Through him the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ was restored to the earth. The Savior told Joseph not to join any of the churches, for they “were all wrong” and “all their creeds were an abomination.” He stated, “They draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, they teach for doctrines the commandments of men, having a form of godliness, but they deny the power thereof” (Joseph Smith—History ).Even though many good people believed in Christ and tried to understand and teach His gospel, they did not have the fulness of truth or the priesthood authority to baptize and perform other saving ordinances.James, the brother of John and one of the original Twelve Apostles, was killed by Herod (see Acts 12:1–2).Peter and Paul were also killed during New Testament times.